Launched in 2007, in conjunction with the twentieth anniversary of FINAL FANTASY, Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY features the music of one of the most beloved video game series of all time. Experience the incredible power of iconic FINAL FANTASY themes performed by over 100 musicians under the direction of GRAMMY-winning conductor Arnie Roth, beneath HD video direct from SQUARE ENIX. Distant Worlds performs a diverse and constantly expanding repertoire of classic FINAL FANTASY music from throughout the 30+ years of games. With a dedicated community of FINAL FANTASY music lovers, Distant Worlds is a unique multimedia concert experience that delights audiences all over the globe.
After Paris in 2016 and 2018 with Nobuo Uematsu and Susan Calloway, Overlook Events welcomes the worldwide phenomenon to Toulouse – for the first time! – and to Lyon – for the first time since 2017! These Distant Worlds concerts will include a special tribute to the original FINAL FANTASY VII, and will feature special guests RIKKI, original vocalist of FINAL FANTASY X, in her French premiere performances of “Suteki da ne” from FINAL FANTASY X, and FINAL FANTASY XIII composer Masashi Hamauzu in attendance.